NEW YORK, Feb. 3 (GenomeWeb News) - The European Commission's Sixth Research Framework Programme has provided a four-year, €9 million ($11.7 million) grant to a research consortium that hopes to discover genetic markers associated with a risk of myocardial infarction and clot formation, according to the University of Cambridge.

 

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